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The Tavern

College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
+44 1889 590847
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (36 reviews)
“pizza” (28 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The most amazing Sunday roast we've ever had .. beautiful setting .. staff fantastic.. a must for anyone wanting quality food

Thank Celia C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Popped into the Tavern for a quick bite to eat with the family. As ever, food quality excellent; and always massively impressed by the variety - a pizza, one steak & chips, one fish & chips and a chicken supreme. All quite different, all served...More

Thank dtbrown2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic service from start to finish the carvery was excellent as always, chris and his staff go out of their way to make sure your visit is 1st class.

Thank jsutt47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing meal, the roast beef meal contained cold mash, burnt parsnips and Yorkshire puddings like rocks. The beef was nice though. It may have been that the roast was leftover from lunchtime but should not have been served. The child's portion of spaghetti bolognese...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again an absolutely fabulous visit to the tavern for a birthday meal, very fast service and looked after thoroughly by waitress, food is by far the best round here always top quality food and beautifully presented and lovely atmosphere From the barnett family 👍

Thank AbbiJadeHughes
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I used this pub/restaurant whilst staying around the corner at Heywood Hall - highly recommended! The food is second to none, plenty of atmosphere and friendly staff.

1  Thank JamesRH
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We decided on the Tavern for a double birthday celebration meal after reading reviews and a few recommendations. It was a great decision as the whole experience was excellent. The pub is very well presented,warm and clean. All the staff were very helpful and the...More

Thank BE4gle
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Booked The Tavern for lunch for a party of 17 and everyone enjoyed the food and the excellent service. The staff were efficient and friendly and nothing was too much trouble.

Thank CP-Porters
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Friends and I went for a Friday evening out to check out the pizza's we'd heard about so much. It was a bonus that when we arrived there was live entertainment on which created a really relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. It was extremely busy but...More

Thank Nicky T
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We booked The Tavern based on its good reviews for a carvery on Easter Sunday. The interior is lovely and it seemed to be very promising however the food let it down. The meat was ok however the vegetables were tasteless, the gravy was bland...More

Thank claireybee1
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Is there parking?
22 June 2017|
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Response from johnwmason | Reviewed this property |
There is a small park in the village hall across from the Tavern
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Denstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 590847
  • E-mail
16Th Centuary Village Pub and Restaurant in the very pretty village of Denstone 10mins from Alton Towers , 30 mins from the Peak District . Serving quality , local produce, Real Ales, Fine Wines , Real Wood Fired Pizzas at Weekends .
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